To his eyes all seemed beautiful, but to me a tinge of melancholy lay upon the country-side
Over the green squares of the fields and the low curve of a wood there rose in the distance a gray, melancholy hill, with a strange jagged summit, dim and vague in the distance, like some fantastic landscape in a dream.
In its cold light I saw beyond the trees a broken fringe of rocks, and the long, low curve of the melancholy moor.
From a dull murmur it swelled into a deep roar, and then sank back into a melancholy, throbbing murmur once again.
It was a most melancholy vigil, and ended by each of us falling asleep in our chairs.
It is melancholy outside and in.
I found the black tor upon which I had seen the solitary watcher, and from its craggy summit I looked out myself across the melancholy downs.
I have only one other incident to record upon this tempestuous and melancholy day.
An orchard surrounded it, but the trees, as is usual upon the moor, were stunted and nipped, and the effect of the whole place was mean and melancholy.
The melancholy of the moor, the death of the unfortunate pony, the weird sound which had been associated with the grim legend of the Baskervilles, all these things tinged my thoughts with sadness.
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Since her dog died she’s been in a melancholy mood.
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